14 civilians killed in Syria

Indo Asian News Service

Damascus, March 9 (IANS) At least 14 civilians were killed in air strikes by the US-led international coalition near the Syrian city of al-Raqqa, a London-based war monitor reported on Thursday

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that among the fatalities were six children and four women, Efe news reported.

The SOHR added that most of the victims were members of the same family.

Several people were injured, but the monitor was not able to specify the number, although it said that some of them are in serious condition.

Since the start of international coalition operations in September 2014, at least 890 civilians, including 212 children, have been killed by bombings, according to an observatory count.

--IANS

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